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Grant Writing, The Right Way: Keys to Achieving a Higher Success Rate

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Foundation and federal grants accounted for over half a trillion dollars last year. Are you getting your share? Many nonprofits waste time chasing funders, see a lower than expected success rate, or receive less funding than they requested. Does this sound familiar?

Watch our seasoned presenter, Darian Rodriguez Heyman, as he demystifies grant writing and answers your questions and concerns.

In this on-demand webinar, you'll learn how to:

  • Convey your impact with compelling and concise storytelling
  • Write more effective proposals
  • Conduct effective research to help you prepare and spot the best prospects
  • Avoid the most common pitfalls grantseekers encounter
  • Bonus: Don’t miss a tip designed to help any nonprofit secure more grants!

Whether you are an experienced grant professional or new to the field, you'll leave with actionable takeaways!

Download your CEU certificate of completion for GPCI and please email to receive your CFRE certificate of completion. We will send your certificate after we have confirmed your participation.

About the Author

Darian Rodriguez Heyman is an accomplished fundraiser, nonprofit consultant, philanthropic advisor, and best-selling author. He began his life’s work “helping people help” during his five-year tenure as Executive Director of Craigslist Foundation, where he founded their hugely popular Nonprofit Boot Camp and grew it to the largest nonprofit gathering in San Francisco Bay Area history after only one year. In an effort to build the capacity of even more leaders, Heyman then authored the Nonprofit Fundraising 101 and edited the best-selling Nonprofit Management 101 (now in second edition, with a new foreword from Van Jones), in addition to serving as Editor-in-Chief at the free online nonprofit magazine, Blue Avocado. Heyman specializes in helping companies, philanthropists, and nonprofits maximize impact. Beyond his active consulting practice and frequent keynotes around the globe, he also selectively assumes leadership roles when launching new initiatives. He recently served as the part-time Executive Director of Numi Foundation, where he led their clean water and environmental education work, and Co-Founder of GenderSmart (now 2X Global), an effort to funnel billions to women-led and -serving businesses. A champion of both racial and gender equity, Heyman recently completed his board service at International Planned Parenthood Federation, Western Hemisphere (now Fòs Feminista), is actively working for reproductive justice, and has overseen more than $20M in grants to Black-led and -serving nonprofits through his philanthropic advising practice.

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